Ways To Get Involved

There are many ways you can get involved with the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Studies Program! We welcome you to explore the options below and contact us if you're interested. 

Here is how you can help:

  • Opportunities to Guest Lecture
  • Serve as a Preceptor to UK PAS students on Clinical Rotations
  • Interview PAS Program Applicants
  • Help with Alumni and Student Activities - tailgating, etc.
  • Help teach hands-on labs
  • Donations/Financial Assistance - Alumni contributions will be pooled to provide need-based scholarships to PAS students (for example: help buy equipment, provide tuition assistance, assist with clinical year expenses, etc.)

Guest Lecturing:

A guest lecturer is an individual who possesses advanced knowledge of a particular subject area, and who speaks about that subject area to a group or organization.

If you would like to be a guest lecturer in the UK PA Program please email Donna Jones and provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Graduating Class
  • A brief bio
  • Title/topic about which you would like to lecture 

Someone will respond to you quickly.


Serve as a Preceptor:

A Preceptor is an expert or specialist and /or teacher, who gives practical experience and training to a student.  Learn more about the benefits of becoming a UK Volunteer Faculty here.  

UK Voluntary Faculty Application

If you would like to be a Preceptor for the UK PA Program please email Donna Jones and provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Graduating class year
  • A brief bio
  • Company/practice information
  • How many students you would like to accommodate
  • Availability and start date

Thank you for offering to help the students!


Interviewing

If you would like to help with PAS Program Interviews, please email Julia Berry and provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Graduating Class
  • Some quick info about yourself
  • Availability

Someone will respond to you quickly. Thank you!

Help with Alumni/Student Activities

This will be a lot of FUN! Please email Julia Berry and include your contact information and type of events you would be available to help with. Thank you!


Hands-On Lab

If you would like to help teach hands-on labs in the PAS Program, please email Donna Jones and provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Graduating Class
  • Brief bio
  • Availability


Someone will respond to you quickly. Thank you!


Donations

We count on the generous support of our alumni and friends to help us sustain the best possible education of PAs of today and tomorrow. Monetary donations will be used to help provide equipment, tuition assistance, clinical-year expenses, and other need-based scholarships.

Visit Investing in the College of Health Sciences.

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